A spokeswoman for the Executive said: "The minister and the commission vice-president had a very clear discussion. The vice-president was sympathetic to the situation and was aware of the specific circumstances of the west of Scotland.As Andrew says: "You may think you're the government, but we are in charge and we'll tell you what to do."
"However, the vice-president was absolutely clear that changes to existing ferry arrangements had to be put in place urgently to make the situation compatible with Community law
Tuesday, 19 July 2005
Independent in Europe?
Thanks to Andrew Duffin for pointing out this story about Scotland's ferry services: